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Biodegradation in water: screening tests

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Description of key information

In the study on ready biodegradability a degradation rate of 16 % was determined within 28 days. The reference compound sodium benzoate showed 78 % degradation after 14 days.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Biodegradation in water:
under test conditions no biodegradation observed

Additional information

The substance is regarded as "not readily'' biodegradable.